Stephens City, Virginia 

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Climate in Stephens City, Virginia

Stephens City, Virginia gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Stephens City averages 21 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Stephens City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Stephens City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Stephens City is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.

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Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Stephens City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Stephens City, VirginiaUnited States
  39.0 in.38.1 in.
  21.3 in.27.8 in.
  116.9 days106.2 days
  197 days205 days
  86.2°85.8°
  22.2°21.7°
  7.37
  4.24.3
  761 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Stephens City with an average high temperature of 86.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Virginia. In Stephens City, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Stephens City are September, June and May.


In Stephens City, there are 22.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Stephens City with an average of 22.2°. This is colder than most places in Virginia.


In Stephens City, there are 110.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


In Stephens City, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Stephens City but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


September is the wettest month in Stephens City with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.0 inches in Stephens City means that it is one of the driest places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Stephens City with 12.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 116.9 rainy days annually in Stephens City, which is rainier than most places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 21.3 inches in Stephens City means that it is snowier than most places in Virginia. February is the snowiest month in Stephens City with 8.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Stephens City    2 Reviews
    Growing - 10/21/2007
    Stephens City is a small community just outside of Winchester and is starting to see some of the same growth as its larger neighbor. Several small shops have sprouted... Read More

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    Washington DC Guy - 7/22/2007
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